Displaying items by tag: July 2019

Improves Cognitive Functions
Munch Nuts for a Healthy Brain, Image: Mega Pixel/Shutterstock.com Seniors that ate more than 10 grams—about two teaspoons—of nuts a day were able to ward off normal cognitive decline and even ...

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Healthy Bacteria Helps with Mood and Rest
Sleep Better and Feel Happier With Probiotics, Image: Emily Li/Shutterstock.com/Shutterstock.com In further confirmation of the importance of the gut-brain axis, 18 Italian students at the University of Verona from ages 18 to 33 that took a...

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Optometry's Link to Brain Health
Get Eyes Checked to Detect Early Alzheimer’s, Image: Prokrida/Shutterstock.com With the aid of a new infrared camera technology called optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA), early Alzheimer’s disease can be detected by checking the ...

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Lowers Blood Pressure and Body Weight
Walnut Leaves Improve Diabetic Health, Image: Peter Hermes Furian/Shutterstock.com In a double-blind study of 40 Type-2 diabetes patients, Iranian researchers gave half of them 200 milligrams of an extract of...

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Canines Identify Parasites
Sniffing Dogs Can Detect Malaria, Image: Eric Isselee/Shutterstock.com After years of worldwide decline, malaria is on a worrisome upswing, but researchers from Durham University, in the UK, have found a quick...

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People Underestimate the Message
The Power of Thank-You Notes, Image: TukkataMoji/Shutterstock.com Practicing gratitude is a healthy habit, yet people often hesitate to write heartfelt thank-you notes to people that have touched their lives. Researchers at...

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Oral Health Benefits
Eat Mostly Plants to Ease Gum Inflammation, Image: Maja Drazic/Shutterstock.com The inflamed gum condition known as gingivitis is fairly common and often mild, but can be a precursor of more serious periodontal disease linked to Alzheimer’s...

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Medicinal Fungus Helps COPD Patients
Try Cordyceps to Strengthen the Lungs, Image: Emily Li/Shutterstock.com People suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis, can breathe easier by taking the Chinese medicinal...

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Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel
Sunny Solution, Image: Rob Crandall/Shutterstock.com Producing pure hydrogen is expensive and energy intensive, but a research team at the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment, at...

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Drugs Found in Rural Rivers
Pastoral Pollution, Image: krugloff/Shutterstock.com Researchers at King’s College London and the University of Suffolk have found a diverse array of cocaine, pharmaceuticals and pesticides in ...

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